The soul-pop quartet preps its sophomore LP, Contra, for a January release, and offers its keys to success.

As Told To Jack Erwin; Photography by Rayon RichardsSHARE YOUR STASH.

—ROSTAM BATMANGLIJ, KEYS

SWING FOR THE FENCES.

—CHRIS BAIO, BASS

YOU DON'T SUCK AS BAD AS YOU THINK.
do
—EZRA KOENIG, GUITAR & VOCALS

QUIT YOUR DAY JOB.
Half Baked
—CHRIS TOMSON, DRUMS